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People

Total Population 1,432
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 50.9%
Employed Population 16+ 470
Age of the Population 65

Families

% of people married 86.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 81.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $145,417
% Above Poverty Level 93.9%
% Below Poverty Level 6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 19.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,197
Median House Value $1,131,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.9%
US/American 0%
English 27%
Irish 17.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Kiawah Island Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles SW of Charleston, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 182 miles NE of Jacksonville, Florida
County Charleston
Metro Area Charleston - North Charleston
Standard Zip Codes 29455
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.608
Longitude -80.085

Kiawah Island Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHARLESTON CITY
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 57 F
Apr Temp 59 to 73 F
Jul Temp 77 to 89 F
Oct Temp 62 to 75 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Station SULLIVANS ISLAND
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 57 F
Apr Temp 54 to 72 F
Jul Temp 74 to 89 F
Oct Temp 58 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station BEAUFORT WWTP
Distance 38.7 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 58 F
Apr Temp 54 to 75 F
Jul Temp 74 to 90 F
Oct Temp 58 to 76 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Kiawah Island, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Johns Island (29455)

Seabrook Isl (29455)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Charleston 127,694 $77,816
Folly Beach 2,715 $113,108
Hollywood 4,872 $71,569
Meggett 1,432 $69,417
Ravenel 2,544 $58,656
Seabrook Island 1,688 $102,578

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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